The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 121 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 25 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.06% 0.74% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 12
Median salary £27,250 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.15% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £37,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
System Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2020 1730 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.70% 85.14% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1428 1429
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 31 (72.09%) Integration Testing
2 20 (46.51%) Finance
3 16 (37.21%) C
3 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
4 14 (32.56%) QA
4 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) SAP
5 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
5 13 (30.23%) Regression Testing
5 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
5 13 (30.23%) Test Planning
5 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (30.23%) Defect Management
6 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
6 12 (27.91%) Legacy Data Mapping
6 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
6 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (27.91%) Data Mapping
6 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
6 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Time Management
6 12 (27.91%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (27.91%) Retail
6 12 (27.91%) GAP Analysis
6 12 (27.91%) SAP FI
6 12 (27.91%) Publishing
6 12 (27.91%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (27.91%) SAP CO

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (27.91%) SAP CO
1 12 (27.91%) SAP FI
1 12 (27.91%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) SilkTest
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Manufacturing
3 12 (27.91%) Publishing
3 12 (27.91%) Retail
4 11 (25.58%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Automotive
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) QA Manager
1 12 (27.91%) QA Test Manager
1 12 (27.91%) SAP CO Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) SAP Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) SAP FI Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) Test Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) SAP Financial Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Software Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Testing Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) EDI
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (20.93%) User Experience
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) AS400
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.33%) Derivative
6 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Integration Testing
2 16 (37.21%) Unit Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Defect Management
3 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Regression Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Test Planning
3 13 (30.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (27.91%) Data Mapping
4 12 (27.91%) Functional Testing
4 12 (27.91%) GAP Analysis
4 12 (27.91%) Legacy Data Mapping
4 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
4 12 (27.91%) Time Management
5 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) C
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) SAP
3 6 (13.95%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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